Tuesday 15 August 2023
OMNIVISION and iCatch Technology partner to enhance video doorbell with color pre-roll capability
OMNIVISION, a leading global developer of semiconductor solutions, including advanced digital imaging, analog...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
FHD to become mainstream for computing products, says OmniVision
Full HD (FHD), or 1080p, will overtake 720p as the standard for computing products, according to CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier OmniVision Technologies.
Monday 20 March 2023
CIS packagers enjoy stable demand for high-end auto applications
BGA (ball grid array) packaging demand for high-pixel and large-size automotive CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips remains in high gear, but lower-end car-use CIS products processed with...
Tuesday 31 January 2023
China CIS suppliers stepping up deployment in automotive sector
In the face of still-sluggish demand for consumer electronics, China-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) manufacturers are turning their attention to the automotive sector, according to...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
OmniVision eyeing three major applications with new CIS offerings in 2023
China-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier OmniVision Technologies continues the release of new products despite market downturns, focusing on handset, automotive and metaverse...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
Will Semiconductor sees profit fall in 2022
China-based Will Semiconductor (WillSemi), the parent company of OmniVision, has warned of an enormous inventory impairment loss resulting in a profit decline of as much as 80% in...
Friday 23 December 2022
Taiwan IC design houses refrain from initiating layoffs, bonus suspension
International semiconductor players are enforcing layoffs and other drastic control measures amid lingering market headwinds, but Taiwan's IC design houses are taking a wait-and-see...
Wednesday 21 December 2022
CIS vendor OmniVision to cut costs
CMOS image sensor (CIS) specialist OmniVision has informed its employees about measures to reduce costs by 20% in 2023, according to industry sources.
Monday 29 August 2022
TSMC, UMC to see 22/28nm chips capacity fully loaded till end-year
TSMC and UMC will see full capacity utilization for 22/28nm processes persist at least throughout 2022, as their capacities vacated by some consumer chip clients are soon filled by...
Monday 18 July 2022
Camera modules for iPhones sustain regular shipment momentum
Shipments of high-end handset camera modules remain strong for new iPhones in the second half of the year, but stay in low gear for Android smartphones though vendors continue to...
Thursday 14 July 2022
China IC Design Series (3): The rise of Chinese CMOS image sensor industry
The debut of the world's first dual-camera handset in 2011 kicked off a competition between handset vendors of adding more cameras on mobile phones, pressing brand vendors including...
Friday 8 July 2022
OmniVision eyeing entry into Tata Motors supply chain
OmniVision Technologies is eyeing entry into the supply chain of India-based Tata Motors with its automotive CMOS image sensors (CIS), according to industry sources.
Friday 29 April 2022
China firms eyeing close partnerships with TSMC
Xiaomi, Oppo, Bitmain Technologies, and AI processor startup Horizon Robotics are all eyeing close partnerships with TSMC to satisfy their growing demand, particularly that for sub-5nm...
Monday 28 March 2022
IDMs, backend partners expanding automotive CIS capacity
International IDMs such as Onsemi and Sony are keenly expanding capacities for automotive CMOS image sensors (CIS) to meet ever-mounting demand for ADAS applications, and their backend...
Friday 21 January 2022
OmniVision enhances CIS in car, security applications
China's IC design industry has grown rapidly over the past two decades, and has gained a significant position in some segments such as CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips. Its leading CIS...